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Table 2 Delay in Agonist-Induced Ca2+ Transient in SMC from Diabetic Animals

From: Intracellular Ca2+ regulating proteins in vascular smooth muscle cells are altered with type 1 diabetes due to the direct effects of hyperglycemia

  Ca2+ Response (Time to Peak in seconds)
  STZ-Induced Diabetic Rat Model DR-BB Diabetic Rat Model
  Control Diabetic Control Diabetic
Vasopressin 17 ± 3 54 ± 14 * 22 ± 2 26 ± 3
Thapsigargin 35 ± 3 67 ± 9 * 41 ± 7 152 ± 23 *
  1. *Indicates a significantly different value when compared to respective controls (p < 0.05)